Lasith Malinga Malinga had already ended his ODI and Test profession and by saying his determination to step away from T20 cricket, the 38-year-old marked his retirement from all cricket. Lasith Malinga is thought to be one of many biggest white-ball pacers of all time (AFP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSLasith Malinga bagged 546 worldwide wickets throughout codecs for Sri LankaMalinga continues to be essentially the most profitable bowler in T20I cricket with 107 wicketsThe 38-year-old former Sri Lankan T20 skipper can also be the best wicket taker in IPLSri Lankan legend Lasith Malinga on Tuesday introduced his retirement from all types of cricket, ending a adorned 16-year worldwide profession that started in 2004. Malinga had already ended his Test (2011) and ODI (2019) careers, and by saying his determination to step away from T20 cricket, the 38-year-old marked his retirement from all types.
Malinga performed 30 Tests, 226 ODIs and 84 T20Is for Sri Lanka wherein he picked 546 wickets (101 in Tests, 338 in ODIs and 107 in T20Is) throughout codecs.A fearsome pacer recognized for his menacing yorkers, Malinga continues to be the main wicket-taker within the shortest format of worldwide cricket and the primary to finish a century of scalps in T20Is.Hanging up my #T20 sneakers and #retiring from all types of cricket! Thankful to all those that supported me in my journey, and looking out ahead to sharing my expertise with younger cricketers within the years to return.https://t.co/JgGWhETRwm #LasithMalinga #Ninety9— Lasith Malinga (@ninety9sl) September 14, 2021
“Today is a very special day for me because I want to thank each and everyone who has supported me and blessed me throughout my T20 career. Today I decided, I want to give 100 percent rest for my T20 bowling shoes.”I wish to thank Sri Lanka cricket board and my staff members. I wish to thank Mumbai Indians cricket staff and staff members, particularly the homeowners and the officals, Melbourne Stars, Kent Cricket Club, Rangpur Riders, Guyana Warriors, Maratha Arabians and Montreal Tigers.”When I played with you all, I got plenty of experience. I want to share my experience in the future, with young cricketers,” Lasith Malinga stated in a video posted on social media.Regarded as the best T20 bowler ever, Malinga was additionally an IPL legend and continues to be the most-successful bowler within the match’s historical past with 170 wickets in 122 matches for Mumbai Indians.Malinga captained the Sri Lankan T20 staff to victory within the 2014 World Cup and is the one bowler to have taken 4 wickets in 4 balls in a row on two events in worldwide cricket. Malinga can also be the one bowler to take 3 ODI hat-tricks and two in T20I cricket.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.